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Monroe, James

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Pronunciation: /mənˈrəʊ
 
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Definition of Monroe, James in English:

( 1758–1831), American Democratic Republican statesman, 5th President of the US 1817–25. In 1803, while minister to France under President Jefferson, he negotiated and ratified the Louisiana Purchase; he is chiefly remembered, however, as the originator of the Monroe Doctrine.

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